ITALIAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ITALIAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Tour de France: Humble, ambitious Nibali had an early cycling dream http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230836-77/nibali-tour-cycling-armstrong.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230836-77/nibali-tour-cycling-armstrong.html.csp">Tour de France: Humble, ambitious Nibali had an early cycling dream</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jamey Keaten</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T22:54:36.659-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • As a teenager, Vincenzo Nibali uprooted himself from his home in Sicily to head for Tuscany — and a career on a bike. Off to join a cycling program and move in with another family, Nibali left behind the video and photo shop of his father, a cycling fan, where the boy whiled away many hours watching footage of riders like Italian greats Felice Gimoni, Giuseppi Saronni and Francesco Moser. He left behind his grandfather, an Italian who once immigrated to Australia then returned to Sicily ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582308362014-07-27T22:54:36.659-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-27T22:54:36.659-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58230836@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:54:36 MDT Italian Nibali dominates on way to Tour de France win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58229414-77/nibali-tour-italian-stage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58229414-77/nibali-tour-italian-stage.html.csp">Italian Nibali dominates on way to Tour de France win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jamey Keaten</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T22:54:19.63-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling’s greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains. The 29-year-old Sicilian, who called himself “a flag-bearer of anti-doping” during the race, finished in the pack behind Marcel Kittel, who won the 21st stage in a sprint finish. Nibali’s victory comes after the pre-race favorites — 2013 champion Chris Froome ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582294142014-07-27T22:54:19.63-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-27T22:54:19.63-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58229414@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:54:19 MDT Tour de France: Nibali wins Stage 18, closes in on victory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221763-77/stage-nibali-tour-france.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221763-77/stage-nibali-tour-france.html.csp">Tour de France: Nibali wins Stage 18, closes in on victory</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMEY KEATEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:47:14.003-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Argeles-Gazost, France • Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion when the race ends in Paris in three days. On the big, final climb of Stage 18, the Italian broke out of the peloton, chased down breakaway riders, and rode solo in front for the last eight kilometers (five miles) uphill. Nibali, who captured his fourth stage of the Tour, stuck out his tongue, tapped his chest, and raised a fist skywar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582217632014-07-24T22:47:14.003-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T22:47:14.003-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58221763@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:47:14 MDT Tour de France: Nibali wins 10th stage; Contador quits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58182363-77/nibali-tour-france-stage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58182363-77/nibali-tour-france-stage.html.csp">Tour de France: Nibali wins 10th stage; Contador quits</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMEY KEATEN </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T22:58:51.538-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Plancher-Les-Mines, France • Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali stamped his dominance on the Tour de France by winning Stage 10 in the Vosges mountains on Monday — shortly after his biggest rival for the title, two-time champion Alberto Contador, crashed out with a fractured shin after a high-speed spill. Nibali, the Astana team leader, also regained the overall race lead from France’s Tony Gallopin — who had taken the leader’s yellow jersey off him a day earlier — in the 161.5-kilometer (100-mile) trek fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581823632014-07-14T22:58:51.538-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T22:58:51.538-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182363@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:58:51 MDT With ‘Hidden Tuscany,’ author John Keahey continues journey on less-visited pathways of Italy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58161128-223/keahey-book-hidden-italy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58161128-223/keahey-book-hidden-italy.html.csp">With ‘Hidden Tuscany,’ author John Keahey continues journey on less-visited pathways of Italy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Elaine Jarvik</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T01:01:03.35-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the record, John Keahey is not the kind of guy who has had his photo taken standing next to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. You know the photo, where you hold your hands up so it looks as if you’re keeping the tower from falling over. Not that he thinks a serious traveler is a traveler who is always serious. But he does think of himself as a traveler, not a tourist. He prefers the piazza less traveled, and if the road that gets there happens to be a rutted path up an Italian hillside where few to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161128@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 01:01:03 MDT Shipwrecked Concordia floated for tow to Genova http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58182205-68/concordia-genova-float-operation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58182205-68/concordia-genova-float-operation.html.csp">Shipwrecked Concordia floated for tow to Genova</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNALISA CAMILLI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T07:45:57.345-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 07:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Giglio, Italy • The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping, 30 months after it struck a reef and capsized, killing 32 people. Authorities expressed satisfaction that the operation to float the Concordia from an underwater platform had proceeded without a hitch. Technicians were preparing to shift it some 30 meters (yards) and then anchor the massive cruise ship before ending the day’s operations. The entire operation to remove ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581822052014-07-14T07:45:57.345-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T07:45:57.345-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182205@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:45:57 MDT